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The following is a collection of public events scheduled to take place in observance of 9/11. Do have an event to add? Please post any additional events in the comments section.
*Massachusetts Remembers, Sept. 11 from 3-5 p.m.: This event, sponsored by WBUR and WCVB, is a two-hour tribute at the DCR Hatch Shell will include readings, interfaith prayers and remembrances, as well as performances from the Boston Pops Brass Ensemble and Boston Children's Chorus.
- Candlelight ceremony, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m.: The Abington Fire Department will host the ceremony at the Jeff Coombs Memorial Flagpole on Gliniewicz Way.
- Biker run and ceremony, Sept. 11 at 10:06 a.m.: Motorcycle riders will gather at VFW Post 5737 at 30 Central St. for a commemoration ride, with a ceremony at 10:06 a.m. to mark the moment the South Tower of the World Trade Center collapsed.
- 10th annual memorial walk, Sept. 18 at 9 a.m.: The Jeff Coombs Memorial Foundation will host its 10th annual Memorial Road Race, Walk and Family Day.
- Memorial march and ceremony, Sept. 11 at 2 p.m.: A procession of Massachusetts firefighters will march to the State House, where a memorial for the fallen firefighters will take place.
- Flag lowering, moment of silence and reading of names, Sept. 11 at 8:30 a.m.: Massachusetts State House lawn
- Wreath laying ceremony, Sept. 11 at 7:30 a.m.: Boston Public Garden, Arlington Street entrance side
- Boston University 9/11 events, Sept. 11 from noon to 7 p.m.: Boston University, in conjunction with the school's Marsh Chapel, will host events including a moment of observance (including a reading from Former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinksy), interdenominational service and readings throughout the day.
- Memorial observance, Sept. 11: Braintree will hold ceremonies beginning at 1 p.m. at Braintree Town Hall.
- Memorial ceremony, Sept. 11 at 11 a.m.: Brockton will hold a ceremony at City Hall Plaza.
- Interfaith community service, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m.: The service will be held at the The Church of the Pilgrimage.
- Beyond the 11th Bike Ride, Sept. 9-11: This bike ride is to raise money for widows in Afghanistan. There is a three-day bike ride from ground zero in New York City to Boston, and a one-day, 25-mile event riding to the finish line.
- 10th Annual Jay Corcoran Memorial Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament, Sept. 23 at 11:30 a.m.: The scholarship fund is named in honor of Jay Corcoran, who died on 9/11.
- 9/11 Remembrance Blood Drive, Sept. 11, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Fenway Park, Gate D, Boston
- Mass. Military Heroes’ Fund Care Package Drive, noon to 3 p.m.: Volunteers can assemble care packages for troops overseas at the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston.
- MA 9/11 Fund/Boston Cares/Sidewalk Sam Artwork Project, Sept. 11: Volunteers will paint the Mass 9/11 Fund logo on City Hall Plaza.
- Foxboro Never Forgets 9/11 Memorial Dedication and Family Fun Day, Sept. 10: This event will include activities for all ages.
- A Concert for Project Hope, Sept. 11 at 8 p.m.: The concert is to remember Paige Farley Hackel and those lost on 9/11. Musical guests include James Montgomery and friends, as well as surprise guests from the Boston music scene. Harvard:
- 9/11 Photography Exhibit, Sept. 11, 1-3 p.m.: The Fruitlands Museum will unveil its latest exhibit, "Witness to Global Conflict: 9/11 and Beyond," during a ceremony.
- Our Story Our Lives, Sept. 11, 2-5 p.m.: Storytelling, music and dance to remember those lost from 9/11.
- 9/11 Community concert, Sept. 11 at 4:30 p.m.: The Plymouth Philharmonic and the Plymouth Public Library will hold a concert featuring orchestra and choral performances of American standards and a sing-along on the front lawn of the Plymouth Public Library.
- "The Guys," Sept. 11 at 7 p.m.: The Wellesley Summer Theatre presents a staged reading of this 9/11-themed play, about one journalist's attempts to help a fire chief write eulogies about the men he lost to 9/11.
- Mass Remembers Voices of Hope, Sept. 11 at 2 p.m.: Professionals, community and children's choirs will perform at Institute Park.
- 13th Annual Pet Rock Festival, Sept. 11, noon to 5 p.m.: This day-long animal expo will feature a 9/11 animal tribute with demonstrations from local police departments and recuse organizations. The festival takes place at the Quinsigamond Community College.
This program aired on September 8, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.
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